Minas Gerais

The state of Minas Gerais, in southeastern Brazil, is the country’s storehouse of mineral richess and the second most populous. Belo Horizonte is the state capital and the largest city.

The state gathers important artistic and architectural heritage, preserved in sites of international fame such as Ouro Preto, Diamantina and São João Del Rei, which are part of the Estrada Real (Royal Road) complex.

 

Aerial view of Belo Horizonte.

 

The historical city of Ouro Preto (Black Gold), the old capital of Minas Gerais.

 

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Churches at the historic center of Mariana.

 

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Praça da Liberdade in Belo Horizonte.

 

Belo Horizonte

 

 

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Belo Horizonte

 

Praça da Liberdade in Belo Horizonte, the capital of the state of Minas Gerais. Below, church of São Francisco de Assis, in Belo Horizonte. Constructed in 1943 with a project by Oscar Niemeyer

 

Church of São Francisco de Assis, in São João del Rel, Brazil.

 

Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais

 

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Waterfall at Ibitipoca State Park

 

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Belo Horizonte

 

 

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